I am obsessive very particular about my cleaning products. I try to use natural cleaning products as much possible. I want my house to look great, but I don’t want to get this result at the price of poor quality supplies or unnecessary chemicals. Since we have 4 boys and a dog and we live
Are you ready to spring clean your bathroom? The bathroom can get pretty grimy, but since it’s smaller than the other rooms in your home, it’s usually not too hard to deep clean. Use this printable checklist to hit all the important areas when cleaning your bathroom. (Click the graphic to download your checklist.)
A friend of mine (mother to one child) was in my kitchen yesterday. Three of my 4 boys were running in circles (not kidding), causing the usual hubbub. She mentioned that she didn’t know how I “do it all.” I laughed and said I didn’t know either. But then I got to thinking. Life
Funny story – way back before we had kids, my husband and I decided to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Somehow, instead of using the regular bake setting, someone pressed the “Clean” button. If you’ve ever cleaned your oven, you know that once that button is pressed and the oven heats up, the door
Have you ever walked by the cleaner aisle in a grocery store and caught a whiff of all that fragrance? Even just a hint of scent from these aisles gives me a headache! Not everyone is as sensitive as this. My husband doesn’t have the same reaction. But we still choose to avoid bringing
This past week, I’ve gotten emails from several people asking what to do about mountains of housework. The laundry is piling up, the dishes beckon from the sink and crumbs taunt from the floor. How does a busy wife and mom cut through the mess without being a full-time maid? If this is you,
Do you ever look around at your messy home and wonder where to start cleaning up? As much as we try to keep things tidy, it’s just not practical in a busy home. And that doesn’t bother me (too much). But still, we’ve got to clean up and a messy home makes me crabby.
What is it with boys and shoes? My son’s soccer cleats start to stink after just a few wearings. He plays soooo hard! How to clean smelly shoes: (DIY shoe freshener) Luckily, it’s easy to get the smell out of smelly shoes. All you need are 2 ingredients: 1 tablespoon baking soda 2-4 drops Purification essential
Do you want to avoid chemicals in your home and save money on cleaning products? These natural homemade cleaning recipes are simple to make and cost just pennies per batch. 1. Simple all purpose cleaner Use on: kitchen counters, bathroom counters, other surfaces. Cost: approximately $0.25-.30 per quart 2. Homemade glass and window cleaner
I get a lot of questions about creating a laundry system and keeping laundry under control. I just received this question and I thought you might be able to relate. Thanks, Rachel, for letting me post your question. Question I have a 7 yr old girl, 5 yr old girl, 6 yr old boy
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!